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OTD: Phi Slama Jama Beats UVA In Final Four

On this day in 1984, the Houston Cougars outlasted Virginia 49-47 in overtime to advance to their second-straight national title game. The weekend at...

UH Advances To The Sweet 16 For The 1st Time In 35 Years

One year ago today, the Houston Cougars rolled past Ohio State to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1984. Corey...

OTD: Phi Slama Jama Beats Memphis State In The Sweet 16. Again.

On March 23, 1984, the #5 Houston Cougars took care of #16 Memphis State in the Sweet 16, 78-71, in the Midwest Regional. Two...

Guy V. Lewis Was Undefeated On His Birthday

Today would have been Guy V. Lewis' 98th birthday. The father of Cougar basketball, college basketball on national television, playing in domed stadiums, and...

OTD: Coogs Upset #3 Kansas In Sweet 16

On this day in 1967, Houston beat third-ranked Kansas, 66-53, at historic Allen Fieldhouse in the Midwest Regional Semifinal. The win pushed the Cougars...

OTD: The Big E Explodes In Elite 8

On this day in 1968, the #1-ranked and undefeated Houston Cougars routed TCU, 103-68, in the Midwest Region Final in Wichita. Elvin Hayes scored...

OTD: Cougars Have Dominated A&M, Baylor

  On this day in 1980, the Cougars lost a road game to Texas A&M, 92-79. It was the most points given up all season...

5 Of The Craziest Events From The 2010s

GoCoogs is going through and looking at the best, worst, most memorable, and more from the last decade. Today, we look at the craziest...

OTD: ANDRE WINS THE HEISMAN!

On this day in 1989, the University of Houston's Andre Ware won the Heisman Trophy. And he did so without the benefit of preseason...

20 Years Ago Today: UH Throttles LSU

  On this day in 1999, Kim Helton and the Houston Cougars beat LSU at Tiger Stadium, 20-7. The win assured UH of their second...

Matt Hogan Reflects On The Kick

  I can't believe it's been 10 years since my greatest accomplishment! Happy it still lives on in cougar lore. As cliche as this sounds,...

Stick It In Your Pipe And Smoke It!

  The 2009 Cougars had a big problem.   UH went into Homecoming week struggling with their kickers. Jordan Mannisto had hit 3 big kicks against Texas...

OTD In 1976: The Dad’s Day Massacre

On this day in 1976, the Houston Cougars beat Texas 30-0 at Memorial Stadium in what has become known as the Dad's Day Massacre....

OTD: UH Beats #5 Georgia In 1967

  On this day in 1967, the Houston Cougars beat #5 Georgia, 15-14, on Homecoming in the Astrodome. At the time, the crowd of 53,356...

November 1st News & Notes

On This Day It's November 1st - UH does not have a deep history on this day but a couple of notable wins: 11/1/2014: 5...

Happy 75th Birthday, Bo Burris!

  Bo Burris is a UH legend and was the first-ever Veer quarterback. We look back at his Cougar career on his 75th birthday:   On...

OTD in 1954: First-Ever Win Over A&M

  On this day 65 years ago, the Houston Cougars beat Texas A&M, 10-7, for the school's first win in the series. The Aggies had...

Happy Greg Ward Day!

Very few players have changed the trajectory of the Houston Cougar program as much as Greg Ward did. That's why we celebrate Greg Ward...

Players Share Their Memories Of The 2009 Tech Game

  Our special contributors Matt Hogan and Zeke Riser look back at the Texas Tech game in 2009. The 29-28 win cemented the legacy...

Case & The Coogs Beat Tech With Epic Comeback

On September 26, 2009, the University of Houston beat Texas Tech, 29-28, at Robertson Stadium. It was perhaps UH's most exciting win in...

OTD: Cougars Beat The Ags In 1st SWC Home Game

  On this day in 1976, the Cougars returned "home" to Rice Stadium & beat #9 Texas A&M, 21-10. The crowd of 70,001 was the...

John Bender: UH’s 1st FB Coach & Wazzu

John R. Bender lived a remarkable life that made an impact on several college athletic programs early in the 20th century. A coach by...

OTD: Houston Debuts In The SWC

  On September 11, 1976, the University of Houston arrived on the big stage. Bill Yeoman and his Cougar football team were in Waco for the...

OTD in 1999: Renovated Robertson Debuts

Renovation Earns Praise From Cougar Fans OTD 20 years ago, the Houston Cougars opened a renovated John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium with a 28-3...

Former OL Ty Cloud Remembers UCLA 2011

  Note: Ty Cloud started 28 games at left guard for the Cougars including every game of the 2011 season. OTD in 2011, Ty Cloud...